Wow. With one speech, eagerly applauded, Hugo Chavez did more today to show what’s wrong with the United Nations than some of us have managed in years of gumshoe reporting. Pajamas is all over this, with Michelle Malkin posting the details before the UN has even got an English transcript, and Roger Simon noting that the UN these days has its own New Class, a sort of UN-klatura. Chavez himself seems confused. He wants to join the Security Council. But he also described the UN as “collapsed. It’s worthless,” and wants to start a new one. Maybe he and his companero from Iran can work something out (see below).
And, moving right along, at about 4 PM today, heading for that same sulfur-suffused UN podium, we have…. Robert Mugabe.